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Case C-133/06 European Parliament v Council [2008] ECR I-3189

Ball, Richard; Dadomo, Christian


Rick Ball
Senior Lecturer in Law


Case comment on an important ruling providing valuable confirmation of the significance of institutional balance in the decision-making process and the delegation of powers, including the established position of comitology. It identifies the real significance of the case that lies in the issues of secondary legal bases, the rule of law and legitimacy of the decision-making process, particularly for politically sensitive policy areas such as asylum, immigration, and the treatment of refugees.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Oct 15, 2009
Journal European Public Law
Print ISSN 1354-3725
Publisher Kluwer Law International
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 15
Issue 3
Pages 335-347
APA6 Citation Ball, R., & Dadomo, C. (2009). Case C-133/06 European Parliament v Council [2008] ECR I-3189. European Public Law, 15(3), 335-347
Keywords council, European Parliament, institutional balance, rule of law, decision making, legitimacy
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Additional Information Additional Information : Reproduced with the permission of Kluwer Law International from Ball, R. Dadomo, C., Case C-133/06 European Parliament v Council [2008] ECR I-3189, European Public Law, 15 (3), page(s), 2009.


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